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Support Worker (Days)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Main Responsibility


We don’t expect you to know everything when you join Gray Healthcare! We provide an initial week of training which is a combination of online training (company induction, systems, meds etc.) followed by in-person training on PROACT-SCIPr-UK which is a PBS approach to least restrictive practice, a therapeutic and proven alternative to restraint-dominant approaches. You will then complete the person-centred training, specific to the person that you are supporting. This could be PBS, epilepsy, ligature etc. and finally, you’ll complete shadow shifts.

Training continues throughout your time with Gray Healthcare, and we encourage you to develop and grow your career with us.

Recruitment Process

  1. Telephone interview with specialist recruiter to go through the role in more detail and find out more about you and why you have applied.
  2. Teams interview with Community Support Manager
  3. Compliance & Background checks including employment references, Right To Work checks and Enhanced DBS.

The Ideal Candidate

About you

Ideally, we are looking for individuals who have experience working nights previously in healthcare and live a commutable distance to the service. It is essential that individuals have experience supporting vulnerable individuals with Mental Health needs. Therefore, being positive and having a good sense of humour would be a strong match for this lady. It would be beneficial if to have some experience supporting others who also have a diagnosis of Emotional Unstable Personality Disorder.

You will be an instrumental part of the team and will receive outstanding clinical support, leadership, and person-centred training. In this role you will support an individual to develop or regain life skills, assisting participation in community life by building strong and trusting working relationships.

We are looking for people who have worked in social care previously, ideally with autism experience.

You must have current Right to Work in the UK and have 6 month's healthcare experience within in the United Kingdom.

Package Description

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Support Work within the Lichfield area to support a lady on a 2:1 basis. This lady is slowly gaining her independences, lives in her own house which is a stone throw away from the City Centre. In addition to this, this lady does have a diagnosis of Complex Mental Health needs involving EUPD, Autism and Learning Disabilities. 

This lady, has a fantastic sense of humour, enjoys going out in the local community where they are well known, and locals will stop and talk with her. Plus, loves boxing, and cooking healthy food but does require prompting and encouraging when it comes to doing activities.


We typically have 12-hour shifts but there is some flexibility around this. We have the following contracts available:

36 Hours 3x12 10AM - 10PM

24 Hours 2x12 10AM - 10PM

You must have experience of providing support to a person with complex needs and behaviours that may be perceived as challenging within the UK and have experience of understanding and implementing detailed care plans and risk assessments.

Gray Healthcare are different to most care providers in that that we are clinically led. That means that there is a team of clinicians including nurses, occupational therapists, and Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) specialists involved in developing the care and approach for each person that we support. This provides more direction to the Support teams; it is an inclusive approach that is proven to work to improve the lives and outcomes of the people that we support.

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